Tiana Davis is the Policy Director of Equity and Diversion at the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP). In this capacity, Tiana works with national, state and local leaders to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the youth justice system.
With nearly 15 years of experience in the field, Tiana manages CCLP’s work as the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Racial and Ethnic Disparities Training and Technical Assistance Center (RED TTA Center). She also spearheads CCLP’s new innovative effort, the Law Enforcement Leadership for Equity Initiative, partnering closely with law enforcement agencies to improve racial and ethnic equity at the arrest and diversion decision points.
Prior to joining CCLP, Tiana served as the Director of Community Programming for the Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice in Baltimore City, Maryland. In this role, she partnered with local communities and justice agencies to improve public safety through an enhanced collaborative approach. Prior to her time with the Mayor’s Office, Tiana served as the DMC Coordinator for Baltimore County, where she worked intensively with a group of local stakeholders to address racial disparities in juvenile justice.
Tiana earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
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